Cristian Maidana capped a quick back-and-forth scoring sequence with his first goal of the season, and the Philadelphia Union broke a nine-match winless streak with a 2-1 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Wednesday night.
We switch gears a little bit this week on the KYW Philly Soccer Show and cast our gaze to the Jersey Shore.
The Union lost for the first time at home this season and fell to 1-5-5 overall.
The Philadelphia Union will return home on Saturday as they welcome D.C. United to Chester.
While the Union played some very good soccer in the first half, it just wasn’t enough against the high-flying Seattle Sounders.
Chad Marshall headed in a corner kick from Marco Pappa in the 84th minute Saturday night as the Seattle Sounders completed a comeback from a first-half own goal to beat the Philadelphia Union 2-1.
Goals have been tough to come by as of late for the Philadelphia Union.
KYW’s Greg Orlandini and Philly Soccer Page writer Eli Pearlman-Storch talk with Seattle Sounders’ coach Sigi Schmid. The Union face the Sounders on Saturday.
Felipe Martins scored in the first half and the Montreal Impact held on to beat the Philadelphia Union 1-0 on Saturday for their first MLS victory of the season.
The Philadelphia Union take a trip north of the border this weekend as they visit the Montreal Impact on Saturday.
Three games in eight days and the Philadelphia Union have little to show for it.
The Philadelphia Union and Houston Dynamo played to a 0-0 tie Saturday.
Sebastien Le Toux converted an 80th-minute penalty kick for Philadelphia after Ibrahim Sekagya was ejected for an intentional handball in the penalty area, and New York finished the final 12 minutes with 10 men.
The Philadelphia Union will play their first mid-week game of the season on Wednesday night as they visit the New York Red Bulls.
KYW’s Greg Orlandini and Philly Soccer Page writer Eli Pearlman-Storch are joined by the Armchair Analyst, Matt Doyle, on this week’s KYW Philly Soccer Show.